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You Have 20 Minutes: Presenting your research at an academic conference

You Have 20 Minutes:

Presenting your research at an academic conference

A professional development seminar led by Professor David Stark


 2 May 2018, 14:00 - 16:00

Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies, University of Warwick

Room S0.18 (Social Sciences Building), All welcome

Presenting one’s research is an important part of professional development. How should one prepare for such challenges? What are good strategies for organizing one’s material? How to avoid common mistakes using PowerPoint, and how can one use such visual aids to improve one’s presentation? How to address the challenge of presenting rich research findings within a 20-minute constraint? What are good strategies for answering questions?

These and other questions will be addressed in this professional development seminar, led by David Stark (Columbia University and the University of Warwick). The seminar is targeted to younger faculty and is also open to PhD students. Participants in the seminar will have access to examples of successful presentations.

David Stark David Stark is Professor of Social Science at Warwick’s Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies and also Professor of Sociology at Columbia where he directs the Center on Organizational Innovation. Stark has many publications in both Europe and the United States including articles in the American Sociological Review(1986, 1988) and theAmerican Journal of Sociology(1996, 2001, 2006, 2010, 2015). His work has been cited more than 12,000 times. The recipient of numerous awards including a Guggenheim Fellowship, he has had continuous funding from the U.S. National Science Foundation since 2000. His current research is supported by a major five-year Advanced Career Award from the European Research Council. His CV, papers, and presentations are available at DavidStark